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Finances & Divorce

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Co-owning a house after divorce

Author: Nicole Casciola and Erin DeGeorge

Co-owning a house after divorce, and divorcing with a house in both names, is an issue that arises when people divorce and own a home together.  Couples have...

When does alimony end in New Jersey?

Author: Nicole Casciola and Rosanne DeTorres

People often want to know, "How long does alimony last?" The length of time alimony is paid depends upon the type of alimony. Length of alimony is based on the...

High Net Worth Divorce

Author: Nicole Casciola and Rosanne DeTorres

High net worth divorce cases, also referred to as high asset divorce cases, generally involve cases where the value of the marital estate is worth $1 million...

How to win a divorce case as a man

Author: Nicole Casciola and Erin DeGeorge

Oftentimes, men contemplating a divorce have concerns about how to win a divorce case as a man. Particularly, men are often concerned about the divorce process...

Who Pays Attorney Fees In Divorce?

Author: Nicole Casciola and Erin DeGeorge

For many people considering filing for divorce, or for those who have already filed for divorce, the financial costs can be a significant concern. Oftentimes...

Understanding Spousal Support and Alimony in New Jersey

Author: Nicole Casciola and Erin DeGeorge

The phrases, alimony and spousal support, can be used interchangeably. These phrases refer to support paid to and for the other spouse. This support...

How is property divided in a divorce in New Jersey?

Author: Nicole Casciola and Erin DeGeorge

One of the primary aspects of a divorce situation involves the distribution of property. If you are contemplating divorce or are already involved in a divorce,...

What is the best time to file for divorce?

Author: Nicole Casciola and Rosanne DeTorres

People who are planning to divorce often want to know when is the best time to file for divorce. When people are considering divorce, they have overwhelming...

Not Disclosing Assets in Divorce

Author: Nicole Casciola and Erin DeGeorge

Hiding assets and income can be one of the most frustrating and contentious aspects of the divorce process. Unfortunately, people too often attempt to hide or...

Paying Bills While Divorce is Pending in New Jersey

Author: Nicole Casciola and Kristen Blucher

When a couple divorces in the state of New Jersey, there are always several issues that must be addressed. There are primary concerns, such as the distribution...

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My husband’s mental illness is ruining our marriage

Mental illness refers to a variety of mental health disorders, which are often manifested through significant changes in a person's emotional behavior and overall attitude, frequently displaying issues with difficulty in social life, work and family activities. Oftentimes people think these...

April 9, 2024 Read More

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Are divorce records public?

In the state of New Jersey, divorce documents are generally considered public records. There is a possibility that a third-party could access copies of your divorce documents. New Jersey divorce decrees are available through the Superior Court of New Jersey Record Center if you want to know how to...

March 28, 2024 Read More

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Can I change my child’s last name if I have sole custody?

A parent may file a request for a child's name change in New Jersey. This application could be made in a divorce complaint, in a motion to the court, following a divorce, or in a Family Court non-dissolution case where the parties are not married, and were never married. The family court will make...

March 22, 2024 Read More

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